One killed, ANother Hurt in road accident
Chennai: A two-wheeler was involved in a head-on collision with a bus near Muttukadu on Wednesday killing the 29-year man who was riding the motorbike. His friend on the pillion, was injured in the accident. Police said Rajesh, a resident of Nehru Nagar, Palavanthangal, worked as an assistant manager in a private hotel near Mylapore. On Wednesday night he along with his friend Yuvaraj (25) was travelling to Puducherry. Rajesh who was riding the bike was wearing a helmet and when the duo reached Muttukadu, Rajesh tried to overtake a car. “While doing so, he rammed into a government bus coming in the opposite direction,” said a police officer. The duo was rushed to hospital where Rajesh was declared dead on arrival.
8 arrested for selling Fake goods, HUnt on For 2 More
Chennai: Eight persons have been arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) and a search has been launched for two more persons in connection with the sale of counterfeit goods bearing SKF India Private Limited label in the city. Around 13,000 fake bearings, 15 stencils, 1,105 labels and 100 covers worth several thousand rupees were seized by the police on Thursday. The arrested have been identified as Santhosh Kumar Jaiswal (42), Anthony Susai Ravi (50), Rahul Kumar (24), Sandan Das (34), Vetu Prakash (45), Balasubramani (54), Rajesh Gupta (46) and Dhilip Kumar Jayaswal (48). Based on a complaint filed by SKF India Private Limited, Mumbai, alleging that fake products are being sold illegally bearing the company’s name, a CCB police team began investigating and learned that around ten retailers in Tambu Chetty Street, Lingu Chetty Street and Angappa Naicken Street had made purchase deals with a manufacturing company in Mumbai. Investigations revealed that the accused were manufacturing the products locally and were branding them as SKF products. Following which the CCB arrested eight persons and launched a search for two more.
CMDA Seals Unauthorised Building on Radial Road
Chennai: Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority has locked and sealed an unauthorised building on the Pallavaram-OMR radial road in Syndicate Bank Colony at Kovilambakkam here on Thursday.
The CMDA said the developer had obtained planning permission from St Thomas Mount panchayat union for construction of two separate buildings comprising stilt plus a two-floor residential building with four dwelling units.However, the developer amalgamated the plots unauthorisedly and constructed ground floor plus first floor for parking, plus two floors for commercial purpose. This led the CMDA to take enforcement action which was challenged by the developer in the court. The court directed the developer to lock and seal the site immediately and directed the CMDA to inspect the site.However, the CMDA found that the developer did not comply with the High Court order following which the building was sealed.
30 sovereign gold, Rs 15k in cash STolen from locked house
Chennai: Burglars decamped around 30 sovereign gold, Rs 15,000 in cash and a laptop from a locked house in Jafferkhanpet in broad daylight on Wednesday. Police said Madhavan, who works in a private company had gone to his office and returned home at around 7 pm. On his arrival, he found the front door tampered with and the money, gold and laptop missing from the house. He filed a complaint with the Kumaran Nagar police station who are investigating the case. In another incident, Vinod (20) who tried to break into a locked house at West Saidapet was nabbed by the locals and handed over to the police. Ramamoorthy, a resident of West Saidapet resided in the first floor of an individual house, while his brother Kumaravel stayed in the ground floor. “On Tuesday, Ramamoorthy had gone out of station. Late in the night Kumaravel heard some sound from the locked house. Suspecting a robber to be inside he locked the front door,” a police officer said. The police were immediately alerted who rushed to the spot and arrested Vinod.